1982 Ninety-Eight

Whats new for '82:
The new Regency Brougham sedan takes its place at the top of the line. It features opera lamps, power driver seat and velour upholstry with embroidered Regency crests. The LS, which had been the most affordable of the Ninety-Eights, has been discontinued. The standard armrest bench seat went with it leaving all Ninety-Eight's with split-bench seating.
Biggest News:
Ninety-Eights were more luxurious than ever with the new Brougham model at the top of the line, and the base LS model discontinued.

82 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight
Powertrain Specs
Standard Engine252(4.1) V6 4bbl.
Optional Engine(s)307(5.0) V8 4bbbl.
350(5.7) Diesel V8
Standard Transmission

4-speed Overdrive automatic
Optional Transmission(s)

Exterior DimensionsCoupe/Sedan
Overall length (in.)221.4
Wheelbase (in.)119.0
Luggage cap. (cu. ft.)

Fuel tank (gals.)

Interior DimensionsCoupeSedan
Headroom f/rna39.5/38.1
Legroom f/rna42.2/41.9
Shoulder room f/r

Identifying an '82:
The grille on the 1982 98 is slightly different from the 1983-1984. The 1983-1984 grille was smoother looking and more fine in texture like a 1976 98.

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